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Transnational Health Insurance Schemes: A New Avenue for Congolese Immigrants in Belgium to Care for Their Relatives' Health from Abroad?

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  • Jean-Michel Lafleur

    (Université de Liège)

  • Olivier Lizin

    (Université de Liège)

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  • Jean-Michel Lafleur & Olivier Lizin, 2014. "Transnational Health Insurance Schemes: A New Avenue for Congolese Immigrants in Belgium to Care for Their Relatives' Health from Abroad?," Working Papers 15-01d, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Migration and Development..
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    Keywords

    Congo; Belgium;

    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • I13 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Insurance, Public and Private

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